The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages

The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages

by Robert Fossier (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521590785
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/01/1997
Pages: 575
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 4.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of colour plates; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Introduction Robert Fossier; Part I. Dawn in the West: c. 950–1100: 1. Europe in the year 1000 Jean-Pierre Poly; 2. The birth of Christian Europe: 950–1100 André Vauchez; 3. The establishment of states Robert Fossier; 4. Explosions within Islam: late ninth to late eleventh centuries Henri Bresc and Pierre Guichard; 5. The last gleam of Byzantium: 950–1070 Alain Ducellier; Part II. The Rise of Europe: Twelfth to Mid-Thirteenth Centuries: 6. The beginning of European expansion Robert Fossier; 7. The leap forward Robert Fossier; 8. The structuring of society Robert Fossier; 9. A strict normalisation André Vauchez; Part III. The East in Decline: Twelfth to Mid Thirteenth Centuries: 10. Islam dethroned Robert Mantran; 11. The death throes of Byzantium: 1080–1261 Alain Ducellier; Bibliography.

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